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State Perspective – Georgia

- An interview with the acting director of Georgia Office of Homeland Security (GEMA).

Rule Puts Driver’s License Debate in High Gear

- Since the September 11 attacks, air travelers have been required to present a government-issued photo ID—typically a driver’s license—before boarding commercial flights in the United States. Agents scrutinize these documents as if they offered some definitive proof of identity. They do not.

Following Terrorist Funding

- The U.S. has all but eliminated terrorist financing in the domestic banking system. But the move has pushed funding into murkier markets.

The Elusive Roots of Radicalization

- What are the root causes of radicalization?

State Perspective – New Jersey

- Richard “Dick” Cañas was tapped in March 2006 to head the state’s newly established Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness.

Very Light Jets: A Very Real Threat?

- The risks posed by the emergence of speedy "very light jets" in general aviation.

DoD Addresses WMD Threats

- Two new Department of Defense (DoD) documents drive home the threat posed by unconventional weapons.

Numbers

- The number, in millions of dollars, recovered from funds originally paid out by the federal government for Hurricane Katrina and Rita.

Homeland Security

- New state laws regarding vaccination programs, endangering the food or water suply, and the interoperability of the public-safety communications network.

Cybersecurity Progress

- The Homeland Security Department is still struggling to fulfill its cybersecurity responsibilities, according to this report from the Government Accountability Office.

Transportation Security

- Emergency response coordinators in the Transporation Security Administration are not receiving training in continuity of operations, despite the existence of free courses, according to a report from the Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Homeland Security.

Terrorist Watch List

- Millions of visitors are screened for terrorism links through government watch lists.

Tea Leaves and Terrorism Trends

- How is the War on Terrorism going?
 




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